Police: Thief gets stuck in mud after burglaryAP , Associated Press
Jun. 13, 2013 9:06 AM ET
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man who robbed a Foxborough home had to call a tow truck after getting stuck in the mud while making his getaway.
Chief Edward O'Leary says a man broke into the home on Tuesday, and loaded up his pickup truck with two television sets, a camcorder, camera, jewelry, and other items.
As he made his escape, he backed off the driveway and onto the ground softened by rain.
He got stuck.
He used rock salt, wood and even a throw rug under his tires to get traction without success before finally calling for a tow.
O'Leary tells The Sun Chronicle (http://bit.ly/12Iv10f ) the suspicious tow truck driver alerted police, who tracked the truck to a Taunton man who had just been released from prison. Police are still looking for him.
Information from: The (Attleboro, Mass.) Sun Chronicle, http://www.thesunchronicle.com